November 25, 2020

Coronavirus live news: vaccine trials ‘encouraging’ says WHO; South Korea tightens curbs in Seoul

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In Australia, returned travellers quarantining in an Adelaide hotel linked to a coronavirus cluster that has now infected 20 people are being told they may have to restart their quarantine in a new hotel, regardless of how many days they have already served.

It means some returned travellers may ultimately be forced to quarantine for up to 28 days.

The action is being taken out of concern Covid-19 could spread inside the Peppers medi-hotel in Adelaide’s city centre, where three Covid-19 cases in the cluster are linked to workers at the hotel:

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Philadelphia bans indoor gatherings

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China reports 15 new coronavirus cases, up from eight the day before

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South Korea tightens social distancing protocols in Seoul

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California rolling back reopening efforts

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WHO hails ‘encouraging’ virus vaccine news

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